Belgium-based green energy provider Elegant is now accepting bitcoin payments following requests from various clients.
The private company, which currently supplies almost 30,000 households and SMEs, has partnered with BitPay to accept payments in the digital currency.
Once registered for bitcoin payments, users will automatically receive a BitPay link with their monthly electricity or gas invoice.
Speaking to CoinDesk, Thomas Goemaere, one of the consumers who requested the bitcoin payment option, said:
De Cuyper said that the company had already registered two bitcoin payments, despite the fact the new offering hadn't yet been publicised.
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